- Updated On:
- June 12, 2021
- 5 Bedrooms
- 4 Bathrooms
This is an extremely desirable 5 bedroom, lateral, penthouse apartment, on one of South Kensington’s sought-after stucco fronted streets, with a quintessential garden square. Located moments from the local shops and restaurants, this top floor apartment benefits from lift access directly to the demised landing, leading to the front door. Upon entering the property, one is immediately aware of its charm and uniqueness of layout that creates a family home on one floor.
In the heart of the home is the kitchen, accessed through beautiful stained-glass doors and windows that also allows in light to accompany the light flooding in through the skylights into this well-equipped eat-in kitchen, with a range cooker, wine fridge and stylish design. There is a separate utility room near the kitchen and the 5th bedroom, which has an ensuite shower room, and a private terrace, is ideal for a guest bedroom, an office or staff accommodation.
A few steps up, takes you through to the reception rooms, incorporating a dining room that leads to the main terrace and a beautiful reception room for entertaining. There is a gas fireplace and the decorative ceiling adds to its charms. There is a study space here which might have flexible use as a bar area or library depending on taste.
The hallway leading through to the bedrooms has a WC and shower room and ample built-in storage, as well as access to the useful loft space (un-demised).
Bedroom accommodation includes a main bedroom suite with a modern fully equipped bathroom and generous storage for clothes. There are a further two spacious bedrooms with built in cupboards, and a further bedroom, with a large bathroom located next-door, which can easily be made into an ensuite, if required, by installing the bedroom door in the passageway. There is also access to the loft space (un-demised), furthermore there is Air-conditioning in the kitchen, reception room and main bedroom.
The penthouse has been the home of its current family for over 20 years and is therefore clearly an ideal family home that offers the spacious lateral accommodation that is so hard to find in South Kensington. The property is offered in excellent condition, but also offers scope for an incoming buyer to make it their own home.
The area is well known for its quiet treelined streets and garden squares, as well as charming mews houses. The vibrant shopping area and South Kensington tube station is close by and the well-known French International school “The Lycée” always attracts French families to the area, among local Londoner’s and many other nationalities, with its global appeal.
The building is well run with an active resident’s association and the common areas have recently been refurbished and are in excellent condition. This is one of the finest lateral apartments in one of the finest houses on Queens Gate Gardens. The garden square opposite the house is for residents exclusively and has beautiful mature trees and shrubbery providing a safe environment to relax or play.
The property is offered with a long lease and share of the freehold. The demise of the property includes the main terrace, the landing, and the stairs leading to the 4th floor.
Other attractions nearby include the Kings Road, Hyde Park, Sloane Square and the numerous boutiques and world acclaimed restaurants.
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